Former President Donald Trump and 18 others were indicted on August 14 on charges related to 2020 election subversion in the state of Georgia.Continue reading
In yet another indictment, Former President Donald Trump was charged on August 1, 2023, with 1 count, conspiracy to defraud the United States, 2 counts related to efforts to obstruct the vote certification proceedings, and 1 count conspiracy to violate civil rights.Continue reading
This time he has been indicted on 37 counts in the classified documents probe. This marks the first time a former president has faced federal charges.
Former president Donald Trump has been criminally charged in connection with the discovery that hundreds of classified documents were taken to his Mar-a-Lago home after he left the White House — and more than 100 remained there even after officials issued a subpoena demanding their return.Source: Washington Post
The FBI searched Trump’s Florida resort last August and found the documents; many labeled classified, some labeled top secret. After that search, President Joe Biden’s former office was searched, and documents were found. Then former Vice President Mike Pence’s house was searched, and documents were found.
Trump was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to federal criminal charges in a court in Miami.
Former President, Donald Trump, has been indicted by a grand jury in New York on more than 30 counts of business fraud.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office has been investigating the former president in connection with his alleged role in a hush money payment scheme and cover-up involving adult film star Stormy Daniels that dates to the 2016 presidential election.Source: CNN
He lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden, but late in 2022 he announced that he would run again in 2024.
One thing to note: he can still run, and win, even if he is convicted. There is no law to prevent a felon from winning the office of President. But, it is very unlikely they can convict him in 18 months. Another thing to note: the Office of Legal Counsel has said you can’t prosecute a sitting president, but they haven’t said what happens if a convict wins the election.
Some think he can (and will) use his mugshot as a campaign poster. Trump said it might help his numbers. He’ll spin this so that he is seen as a martyr; he has already done this at campaign rallies.
He was arrested, booked and arraigned on April 4, on 34 felony counts of business fraud.
The trial date has been set for the Stormy Daniels trial.
Donald Trump’s trial on criminal charges over hush money payments to the porn star Stormy Daniels will begin on 25 March 2024, amid the Republican presidential primary and less than than eight months before the general election the former president hopes to contest.Source: Guardian
At about 2:30 PM on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, unarmed protesters mobbed the U.S. Capital building as the Electoral College vote was being counted.
Pro-Trump protestors breached the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, violently clashing with law enforcement as lawmakers were gathered inside to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November’s presidential election.Source: APnews.com
The fighting came shortly after Trump addressed thousands of his supporters, riling up the crowd with his baseless claims of election fraud.
Trump riots: Democrats plan to introduce article of impeachmentSource: BBC
Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats plan to introduce an article of impeachment – the charge of “incitement of insurrection” – on Monday, January 11, 2021, just 9 days before Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Just 32 days until the election, and 2 days after the first presidential debate of 2020, the President and the First Lady both test positive for COVID-19. The President tweeted the announcement late Thursday (10/1/2020) night.
Administration officials were surprise it hadn’t happened sooner.
CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang reported that administration officials had expressed surprise for weeks that the virus hadn’t been detected among White House officials, given Mr. Trump’s own unenthusiastic embrace of measures recommended by senior health officials.
The president has often flouting his own administration’s guidelines on social distancing, mask-wearing and not gathering in large groups.Source: CBS News
Stock markets around the world reacted negatively to the news; risk aversion set in.
Later in the morning, Biden and his wife, tested negative for the virus.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, tested negative for coronavirus on Friday morning, the Bidens’ doctor said, following President Donald Trump’s disclosure that he had tested positive just days after the first debate.Source: CNN
What’s going on and how did we get here? Violent protests have been raging across the country for a week after George Floyd, a black man, 46, was killed (murdered) by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Monday, May 25, while Chauvin was trying to subdue Floyd with his knee on Floyd’s neck.Continue reading
This new virus is called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or Sars-CoV-2. The disease it causes is called Covid-19. Source: Wall Street Journal. This is a serious disease – “a potential pandemic.” They think it originated in a (animal/seafood) market in Wuhan, China, on December 1, 2019. As of March 3, 2020, the WHO reports that there are 92,315 confirmed cases – 3,131 deaths; 60 cases in the US and 6 deaths.Continue reading
They met in Singapore on June 12, 2018, to discuss nuclear disarmament of North Korea.
Just two weeks ago Pres. Trump sent a letter canceling the summit. These sure are strange times we are living in – he has to be (one of) the oddest president.